Updating Our Fitting Strategies Given New Technology The usefulness of some traditional, threshold-based, prescriptive fitting strategies for fitting current and future compression hearing aid technologies is presently under debate (Smriga, 1993; Verschuure & Dreschler, 1993). This debate arises from the fact that these threshold-based strategies do not provide the varying amounts of target gain, as a function ... Clinical Focus: Grand Rounds
Clinical Focus: Grand Rounds  |   July 01, 1996
Updating Our Fitting Strategies Given New Technology
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Todd A. Ricketts, PhD
    125B, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Iowa, Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA, 52242
  • Dennis Van Vliet
    Yorba Linda, CA
  • This paper, the third of three, is based on a presentation at the session on contemporary approaches to hearing aid fitting held at ASHA's 1994 Annual Convention in New Orleans, LA.
    This paper, the third of three, is based on a presentation at the session on contemporary approaches to hearing aid fitting held at ASHA's 1994 Annual Convention in New Orleans, LA.×
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Hearing & Speech Perception / Acoustics / Hearing Disorders / Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants & Assistive Technology / Clinical Focus / Grand Rounds
Clinical Focus: Grand Rounds   |   July 01, 1996
Updating Our Fitting Strategies Given New Technology
American Journal of Audiology, July 1996, Vol. 5, 29-35. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0502.29
History: Received April 14, 1995 , Accepted September 6, 1995
 
American Journal of Audiology, July 1996, Vol. 5, 29-35. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0502.29
History: Received April 14, 1995; Accepted September 6, 1995
Acknowledgments
The authors would like to express sincere appreciation to Leonard Cornelisse, Robin Cox, and Mead Killion for their critical review of the contents herein.
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